It is the first thing I long for when I first open my eyes!
It is the definition of mornings!
The brink of light! And energy! And waking up!
I am sure you know what I am talking about:
COFFEE! CAFÉ! KOFFIE! AHWEH!
In this article we have rounded up some really groundbreaking must know facts about Coffee:
Coffee is misconceived by popular culture to have become a grain discovered in Colombia or Brazil, contrary to pop knowledge, the origin of coffee was in Ethiopia. There is an old myth that says that while a farmer was walking his goats, he realized that certain food they were eating, and digesting was making them hyper active, that is how caffeine and coffee were discovered.
Trees can naturally grow for up to ten meters tall, but due to easier cultivation, trees now grow an average of three meters, when they are harvested.
A coffee bean on a tree is usually enveloped inside a strong colored red shell, it is actually a fruit.
The person who invented instant coffee was a man called George Washington from Guatemala, and not the president.
The term espresso in Italian denotes having to squeeze, or push something out.
Arabica is the most common form of coffee; it contains less caffeine than other types.
Coffee berries were mixed with fat to create an energy-rich snack ball. It was also consumed as a wine when made from the pulp of coffee berries.
Throughout history there have been five attempts to ban coffee.
Plain black coffee gets colder at 20% faster speed than coffee with cream.
3700 gallons of coffee were brewed in South Korea as part of a world record.
Dark roast coffee does not mean that coffee contains more caffeine; light roast coffee contains more caffeine than dark roast coffee.
The name of coffee originated in Yemen as what we know in Arabic as Kahwah, then the Dutch started calling it koffie, and the Americans hence called it coffee!